It took 3.2 million dots of ink and just one pen to create this hyperrealistic artwork

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The Making of “Hero” from Miguel Endara on Vimeo.

It took 3.2 million dots of ink and just one pen to create this hyperrealistic artwork

Stippling is an artform created using just small dots, and talented artists – like Miguel Endara – can make their works appear shaded and even lifelike.

For his piece ‘Hero‘, which depicts his father squished up against glass (maybe a photocopy machine?!), Endara used a pen to create 3.2 million ink dots.

But to truly appreciate the amount of effort that has gone into ‘Hero’, watch the short, behind-the-scenes video (below).

The artwork took a full year to complete, with Endara logging 210 hours of just stippling.

And believe it or not, Endara used just one pen throughout the entire work (a Sakura …

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